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2018 New Year's celebrations in China

2018 Beijing New Year Countdown Event and Beijing Snow Culture and Tourism Festival Opening Ceremony is held in Yongdingmen Park. People counted down the last 60 seconds of 2017 to ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/1/1 14:30:02

PLA takes over flag-raising duty at Tiananmen Square on New Year's Day

PLA Guard of Honor and military band conducted national flag rising ceremony at the Tiananmen Square for the first time at 7:36 am on Jan 1 in Beijing. Before Jan ...
Source: | 2018/1/1 10:03:58

Chinese national flag guard unit of armed police raises flag for last time in Beijing

The Chinese national flag guard unit of the armed police raises a flag at Tiananmen Square for their final time in Beijing on Dec 31. On Jan 1, the national ...
Source: | 2017/12/31 13:05:00

Beijing's hospitals overwhelmed by flu epidemic

The perennial overcrowding problem of Beijing's hospitals has been worsened by a flu outbreak ahead of the New Year holidays. The temperature drops to -7 Celsius at 11.30pm outside the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/29 15:48:39

China's warships in 2017

China's warships saw numerous joint military drills, overseas escort missions, friendly visits and humanitarian medical services, among others this year. The editors of China Military Picture Center selected the year's ...
Source: | 2017/12/29 7:39:20

Most touching moments of 2017

Wang Xule, an instructor with the Suqian armed police, bids a tearful farewell to his police dog with a salute at sundown on November 30, 2017. Photo: VCG
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 20:27:40

China's high-speed railways reach 24,000km with new Shijiazhuang-Jinan line

A high-speed rail line linking Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province and Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province officially began operation on December 28, 2017. The new 10-station line shortens ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 20:47:45

Two egrets perform 'martial arts' at Mount Huang

Two egrets flaunt their moves at Xin'an River at Mount Huang, Anhui Province on December 26, 2017. Spreading their wings, the egrets appear to battle it out with beautifully executed ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/27 20:16:23

Young monks train in martial arts at Chongqing's Shaolin Temple

About 30 monks have been studying martial arts and Buddhism at the Simian Mountain Shaolin Temple since it opened in September 2015 in Jiangjin District, Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.
Source: | 2017/12/27 17:39:20

Dance partners: Cranes strike beautiful poses in snowy Hokkaido, Japan

Photographer Kathy Reeves captured images of a pair of red crowned cranes mirroring each other's poses on an icy lake in Hokkaido, Japan.
Source: | 2017/12/26 16:39:52

This disabled man draws inspirational sidewalk tigers like a boss

Pictured is a live-like tiger painted by a disabled man on a sidewalk in Wuhan, Hubei Province on November 26, 2017.
Source: | 2017/12/26 15:45:47

Beautiful holiday light displays dazzle in Dalian scenic town

Beautiful light decorations and displays adorn Dongfang Shuicheng Scenic Town in Dalian, Liaoning Province on December 25, 2017.
Source: | 2017/12/26 15:35:28

'Peacock tail' fireworks light up China Dinosaur Park in Jiangsu

Beautiful fireworks light up the night sky during a fireworks display at China Dinosaur Park in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province on December 24, 2017.
Source: | 2017/12/25 17:48:00

China's Ewenki parade reindeers on streets of Harbin

Five reindeers led by members of the Ewenki ethnic group walk along Central Avenue in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province on December 14, 2017.
Source: | 2017/12/25 17:36:11

Animals go wild for Christmas

These photos show that humans aren't the only ones that get a kick out of Christmas.
Source: | 2017/12/25 17:11:57

Chinese-style Christmas celebrations

Check out this collection of Christmas decorations and celebrations with Chinese characteristics from across the country.
Source: | 2017/12/25 17:07:46

Christmas celebrated across China

As Christmas draws near, cities across China celebrate with various decorative displays that create a festive atmosphere.
Source: | 2017/12/23 13:20:50

Creative Christmas trees from around the world

Every year, people around the world would put up Christmas trees ahead of the winter holiday. But Christmas trees do not necessarily have to be firs, pines or spruces. Here ...
Source: | 2017/12/21 17:52:03